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Researches concerning the institutions & monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America : with descriptions & views of some of the most striking scenes in the Cordilleras!

Published 1814

English translation by Helen Maria Williams of the author's orignal French: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique (Paris, 1810-1813 ; representing partie I, section 2: of Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent fait en 1799-1804 by Alexander von Humboldt)

Engraved title pages

Colophon: W. Pople, printer, London

Indexes (v. 2, p. [257]-324) refer to the volumes as "volumes XIII and XIV"; signatures and plates also refer to vol. XIII and XIV, indicating that the "Researches" bore those volume numbers in a series of translations of Humboldt's works issued by Longmans

Includes bibliographical references and indexes


SCNHRB has two copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (v.1: 39088013481981; v. 2: 39088013482021) imperfect: lacking pls. to face p. 145, 276 of v. 1; p. 144 of v. 2

SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates and stamps of the Panama Canal Library

SCNHRB c. 1 inscribed in ink on t.p.'s: Thomas Ball

SCNHRB c. 1 bound in brown paper boards, uncut; bookseller's ticket: The Arthur H. Clark Co, Glendale, Cal

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013482062) lacking pl. meant to face p. 53 of v. 1

SCNHRB c. 2 has unidentified monogram stamp on t.p. to v. 1

SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on verso of t.p. of v. 1: Smithsonian Institution Libraries (marked withdrawn)

SCNHRB c. 2 bound as 1 v. in recent brown goatskin and cloth boards, title in gilt on spine

Volume v. 1-2 (1814)
Publisher London : Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, J. Murray & H. Colburn
Pages 792
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 39088013482062
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
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